11 October 2018
This webinar discussed the main findings of the Report on the World Social Situation 2018: Promoting Inclusion through Social Protection. It addressed the following questions: What role does social protection play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Is social protection an effective policy tool to promote inclusion/leave no one behind? Who enjoys social protection coverage—and who does not? How can social protection programmes be designed and implemented to be sensitive to the needs of disadvantaged groups?
Panellist: Marta Roig, Chief, Emerging Trends and Issues in Development Section, Division for Inclusive Social Development (DISD), UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
Discussant: Stephen Kidd, Senior Social Policy Specialist, Development Pathways
Moderator: Simone Cecchini, Senior Social Affairs Officer, Social Development Division, ECLAC